Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for WebSphere skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WebSphere over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

IBM WebSphere
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 74 62
Rank change year-on-year -3 -12 +5
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 18 5 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.29% 0.57% 2.06%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.20% 3.45% 13.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 10
Essex median daily rate £400 £431 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.25% +7.81% -3.03%
10th Percentile £310 £397 £273
90th Percentile £519 £471 £460
East of England median daily rate £450 £438 £400
% change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 9
Essex median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +33.33%
10th Percentile £40.25 £31.85 £34.14
90th Percentile £44.75 £39.75 £43.10
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +33.33%

WebSphere is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 250 145 192
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 31.81% 16.53% 15.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 92 122
Essex median daily rate £513 £350 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.43% -3.78% -14.41%
10th Percentile £310 £225 £227
90th Percentile £600 £538 £488
East of England median daily rate £434 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +11.94% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 14 23
Essex median hourly rate £39.75 £37.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.00% -7.41% +42.11%
10th Percentile £16.45 £20.25 £18.80
90th Percentile £43.00 £42.38 £45.80
East of England median hourly rate £36.50 £31.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year +15.87% +6.78% +40.48%

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing WebSphere as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere in Essex

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WebSphere in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere in Essex

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere in Essex over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebSphere in Essex

WebSphere
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere in Essex

WebSphere
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the Essex region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood -6 11 £320 -
Basildon - 3 £450 -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 - -
WebSphere
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Essex region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 16 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (83.33%) TDD
2 15 (83.33%) Jenkins
2 15 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 15 (83.33%) SQL
3 14 (77.78%) Web Services
3 14 (77.78%) Maven
3 14 (77.78%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (72.22%) SOAP
5 12 (66.67%) Struts
5 12 (66.67%) CSS
5 12 (66.67%) HTML
5 12 (66.67%) Java
5 12 (66.67%) SQL Server
5 12 (66.67%) XML
5 12 (66.67%) Linux
5 12 (66.67%) JAX-WS
5 12 (66.67%) JPA
5 12 (66.67%) Ajax
5 12 (66.67%) REST
5 12 (66.67%) JAX-RS
6 11 (61.11%) Ant
7 10 (55.56%) WebLogic
7 10 (55.56%) OO
7 10 (55.56%) Finance
7 10 (55.56%) AngularJS
7 10 (55.56%) Gradle
7 10 (55.56%) Relational Database
7 10 (55.56%) SoapUI
8 9 (50.00%) HTML5

WebSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (55.56%) WebLogic
2 9 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (11.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Apache
5 1 (5.56%) CMS
5 1 (5.56%) IIS
5 1 (5.56%) Jetty
5 1 (5.56%) Mongrel
5 1 (5.56%) nginx
5 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (5.56%) Google App Engine
2 1 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) DHCP
1 1 (5.56%) DNS
1 1 (5.56%) FTP
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
1 1 (5.56%) IPsec
1 1 (5.56%) SSL
1 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (55.56%) Relational Database
3 9 (50.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (83.33%) Jenkins
2 14 (77.78%) Maven
3 11 (61.11%) Ant
4 10 (55.56%) Gradle
4 10 (55.56%) SoapUI
5 9 (50.00%) JIRA
5 9 (50.00%) JUnit
6 6 (33.33%) JMeter
7 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
8 3 (16.67%) Eclipse
8 3 (16.67%) LoadUI
9 1 (5.56%) AccuRev
9 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
9 1 (5.56%) Selenium
9 1 (5.56%) Subversion
9 1 (5.56%) Travis CI
General
1 10 (55.56%) Finance
2 7 (38.89%) Automotive
3 3 (16.67%) Marketing
4 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
5 1 (5.56%) Legal
5 1 (5.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (94.44%) Developer
2 9 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 9 (50.00%) Senior Developer
3 6 (33.33%) J2EE Developer
3 6 (33.33%) Senior J2EE Developer
4 3 (16.67%) WebSphere Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Agile Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Java WebSphere Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Angular Developer
6 1 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Integration Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Agile Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (77.78%) Web Services
2 13 (72.22%) SOAP
3 12 (66.67%) Ajax
3 12 (66.67%) CSS
3 12 (66.67%) HTML
3 12 (66.67%) JAX-RS
3 12 (66.67%) JAX-WS
3 12 (66.67%) JPA
3 12 (66.67%) REST
3 12 (66.67%) Struts
3 12 (66.67%) XML
4 10 (55.56%) AngularJS
5 9 (50.00%) HTML5
5 9 (50.00%) Java EE
5 9 (50.00%) JAXB
5 9 (50.00%) Middleware
6 8 (44.44%) J2EE
7 7 (38.89%) JSF
8 6 (33.33%) JSP
8 6 (33.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.56%) Clustering
1 1 (5.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Unix
3 1 (5.56%) Solaris
3 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (83.33%) TDD
3 14 (77.78%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (55.56%) OO
5 9 (50.00%) Code Coverage
5 9 (50.00%) Load Testing
5 9 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
5 9 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (50.00%) UML
6 6 (33.33%) Coaching
6 6 (33.33%) Mentoring
7 3 (16.67%) MVC
7 3 (16.67%) Pair Programming
7 3 (16.67%) Prototyping
7 3 (16.67%) Rapid Prototyping
7 3 (16.67%) Scrum
8 2 (11.11%) Mob Programming
9 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
9 1 (5.56%) Extreme Programming
9 1 (5.56%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 15 (83.33%) SQL
2 12 (66.67%) Java
3 3 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 3 (16.67%) Groovy
3 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Ansible
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) CA
1 9 (50.00%) CA Agile Central
1 9 (50.00%) Oracle
2 6 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (11.11%) Adobe
4 1 (5.56%) Google
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) VMware